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Deans
Clark, Robert
Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Science
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (585) 275-4151 For appointment see Sandra Turner.
Culver, Gloria
Dean of Arts and Sciences
School of Arts and Sciences (585) 275-4827 For appointment see Brenda Klein.
Feldman, Richard
Dean of the College
The College (585) 273-5001 For appointment see Sarah Girourad.
Heinzelman, Wendi
Dean of Graduate Studies
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-4053 For appointment see Joan Dodge.
Lennie, Peter
Dean, Faculty of AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-5000 For appointment see Brenda Klein.
Williams, David
Dean for Research
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-6070 For appointment see Kelly Smith.

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Administration
Ernst, Cheryl
Secretary
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-5190 Front receptionist for the Deans' Office and 317 conference room scheduling.
Fehnel, Emily Cihon
Deputy to the Dean
The College (585) 276-7276 Special projects and initiatives related to the College Deans' Office.
Foster, Jessica
Senior Administrative Officer
(for appointment see Linda Wingerden)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-1417 Administrative policies and guidelines; personnel classification, salary issues, and administration for staff.
Girouard, Sarah
Administrative Assistant
The College (585) 275-7669 Appointments with Richard Feldman, Suzanne O'Brien and Barbara Masi.
Klein, Brenda
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-3256 Appointments with Peter Lennie and Gloria Culver.
Meyers, Clair
Secretary
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-2477 Support for the Faculty Affairs Officer and general support for the Deans' Office.
Michielsen, Tammy
Faculty Affairs Officer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-9075 Matters related to faculty, including Faculty Council, Cabinet of Department Chairs, faculty recruiting, promotion and tenure, and leaves of absence.
Norwood, Lisa
Assistant Dean
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (585) 275-4155  
Spaulding, Paul
Senior Operations Officer
(for appointment see Angelica Stevens)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-9072 Assigns and manages space for AS&E departments and programs; liaison for AS&E during renovation and construction projects; represents AS&E on various planning and steering committees; and serves as the Operations Sector Chief for the University's Comprehensive Emergency Management Team.
Turner, Sandra
Administrator
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (585) 275-4151 Appointments with Robert Clark.
Zavislan, James
Associate Dean of Education and New Initiatives
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (585) 275-9819  

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College Administrators
Algier, Anne-Marie
Associate Dean of Students and Director, Wilson Commons Student Activities
The College (585) 275-4085  
Burnett, Norman
Assistant Dean and Director, Office of Minority Student Affairs
The College (585) 275-0651  
Burns, Matthew S.
Dean of Students
The College (585) 275-4085  
Contomanolis, Laurel
Executive Director of Residential Life and Housing Services
The College (585) 275-3166  
Cusimano, Crystal
Director of Summer Programs and Part-time Studies
The College (585) 275-9050 Matters related to summer classes or part-time studies.
Hanna, Sean
Dean of Sophomores and Associate Director, College Center for Advising Services
The College (585) 275-2354  
Kraus, Marcy
Dean of Freshmen and Director, College Center for Advising Services
The College (585) 275-2354  
Levine, Jacqueline
Assistant Dean and Director, College Center for Study Abroad and Interdepartmental Programs
The College (585) 275-7532  
Lulla, Elizabeth
Executive Director, Event and Classroom Management
The College (585) 275-4821  
Masi, Barbara
Director of Education Innovation and Assessment Initiatives
The College (585) 276-5905 Education innovation and assessment initiatives.
Nadler, Burton Jay
Assistant Dean and Director, Career Center
The College (585) 275-2366  
O'Brien, Suzanne
Associate Dean of the College
(for appointment see Sarah Girourad)
The College (585) 275-9069 Cluster and other undergraduate curricular questions. Undergraduate academic concerns.
Olivares, Beth Anne
Associate Dean for Diversity Initiatives and Director, Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, and Director, David T. Kearns Center
The College (585) 275-7531  
Roth, Vicki
Assistant Dean and Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
The College (585) 275-9049  
Specht, Nancy
Assistant Dean for Institutional Research and University Registrar
The College (585) 275-5572  

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Finance
Antosh, Kristin
Budget Manager, AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-9068 Department operating budgets and carryforwards. Faculty and staff salary administration and forms processing. Faculty research start-up funds and budgets. New accounts (Ledgers 2 and 7). Standard monthly entries.
Bissinger, Kate
Assistant Finance and Operations Officer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-5164 Capital planning and budgeting, equipment leasing, endowment budgeting, financial analysis; River Campus Space Management and analysis.
Dillenbeck, Andrew
Director of Budget Development and Financial Planning, AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-0976 Gifts. New accounts (Ledgers 3, 6 and 9). Summer income. College budget planning and forecasting. Graduate Tuition Incentive Plan.
Green, Tony
Director of Finance and Administration
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (585) 273-1547 Hajim School's financial and administrative activities regarding operating, capital and endowment budget usage, policies and guidelines; personnel classifications and administration.
Pascarella, Patricia
Senior Accountant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-2346 Financial reporting, College Secure Pay, special support center for CSAIP, Mellon Grants.
Smith, Roger
Senior Financial Officer
(for appointment see Angelica Stevens)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-9070 Endowment policies and guidelines. Operating and capital budget policies, guidelines and procedures. Personnel classifications, salary issues and administration.
Stevens, Angelica
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-6916 Appointments with John Podvin, Paul Spaulding, Roger Smith, Kristin Antosh, Patti Pascarella, and Andrew Dillenbeck. Monthly Cumulative Sal and Ledger distribution.

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Graduate Studies
Briscoe, Gretchen T.
Director of AS&E Graduate Enrollment
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-2059 Marketing and recruitment efforts for AS&E.
Derks, Donna
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-5193 Graduate student registration issues. Loan deferrals. Enrollment verifications.
Dodge, Joan
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-5210 Graduate/Research office support.
Van Opdorp, Janice
Director of Graduate Studies, AS&E
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-5762 Program Management/PAF Processing GOG and PDA Advisor GSO Account Reconciliation.

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Research & Grants
Gary, Cindy
Assistant Dean for Grants and Contracts
The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (585) 273-5173 Grant and fellowship pre-proposal support for Hajim faculty; Dean’s sign-off for Hajim; search and dissemination for funding/award opportunities; training for proposal preparation, grantsmanship and best practices.
Gossin, Anna
Research Development Specialist
Arts, Sciences and Engineering    
Haring, Debra
Assistant Dean for Grants and Contracts
(for appointment see Kelly Smith)
School of Arts and Sciences (585) 273-2289 Research development; grant and fellowship pre-proposal support for A&S faculty and graduate students; Dean’s sign-off for A&S; search and dissemination for funding/award opportunities; training for proposal preparation, grantsmanship and best practices.
Smith, Kelly
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-6049 Appointments with David Williams and Debra Haring. General questions on Outside Interest Reporting (COI).

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Information Technology
Barr, Laura
Web Content Coordinator
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-7447 Web content management and editing for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Chris Bellamy
Senior Web Developer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-9016 Programming and web development for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Bertola, John
Analyst/Programmer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-5695 Web Applications and Intranet system support.
Brown, Kim
Web Designer/Project Manager
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-3734 Web design and project management for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Jones, Michael
AS&E Web Manager
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-8025 Online strategy and web program management for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Moen, Charles
Web Developer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 273-3516 Programming and web development within the Web Content Management System.
Ravichandran, Devarajulu
Senior Information Technology Officer
(for appointment see Linda Wingerden)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-0329 Information Technology solutions and support for AS&E faculty, staff and students, including personnel computing, classroom and lab computing, and web support matters. Represents the technology needs of AS&E and coordinates the delivery of services by University IT. Serves as Information Security liaison for AS&E.
Tokar, Sofia
Web Writer
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-8150 Web writing and copy editing for Arts, Sciences and Engineering.
Wingerden, Linda
Administrative Assistant
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 275-9102 Appointments with Jessica Foster and Dev Ravichandran.

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Institutional Research
Hoftender, Mindy
Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-6043 Institutional research analysis support.
Podvin, John
Director of Institutional Research for AS&E
(for appointment see Angelica Stevens)
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-5945 Institutional research requests and issues.
Saleh, Saida
Senior Institutional Research Analyst
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-6043 Institutional research analysis support.
Schisler-Do, Thisie
Sr. Institutional Research Analyst
Arts, Sciences and Engineering (585) 276-3794 Student and faculty analysis support. Special reports.

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